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The Creative Spirit Blog is a place for sharing creativity, ideas and inspiration. Here you will find plenty of interesting topics posted regularly for both the artist and art enthusiast. Be sure to subscribe to The Creative Spirit Blog to receive notifications of new posts via email.

 

Just Passionately Curious

“Through art, mysterious bonds of understanding and of knowledge are established among men “.                Robert Henri All creativity builds on what came before.  We take what we know, what we have learned, experienced, and what has moved us emotionally, and we push the boundaries of that knowledge to…

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That Aha Moment

“The act of creation is a kind of ritual.  The origins of art and human existence lie hidden in the mystery of creation.  Human creativity reaffirms and mystifies the power of life.”                                       Keith Harding I have been…

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The Why of it All

I recently had an experience, that at first left me with a sad and isolated feeling. I then went on to have many internal conversations with myself about the state of art, its roll in society, and society in general. My son lives in the Chelsea area of Manhattan, a hot bed of art galleries…

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Intuitive Painting?

“Painting is special, separate, a matter of meditation and contemplation”.        Ad Reinhardt People love to use terms to suit their needs. I just wish people would stop using the handle “intuitive painting” so loosely.  I know I am treading on dangerous territory with this topic.  But it keeps coming up, so I am going to…

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